Tag: "blade" at medical news
Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites
...isture on the vines. Then, because there was not a blade
of grass anywhere, the kangaroos came. Then we couldn't keep the birds off them. "We are down 100 percent. We've got nothing," he told AFP. Fellow vigneron Justin Jarrett has a similar story; in some parts of his Orange property the ground is so ...
U.S. Navy Offers Intralase No-Blade Lasik for Servicemen
... accurate. The Intralase laser replaces a metallic blade
that was previously used to perform the first step of Lasik surgeries. "The blade
had been associated with the most significant problems that we used to have with Lasik. When I intro...
The Outbreak of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa In An LA Hospital, Makes 7 Children Sick
... the outbreak as improper cleaning of laryngoscope blade
of an instrument called a laryngoscope used to inspect an infant's larynx. P. aeruginosa is a common bacterium found in water and soil and can spread through body contact, fluids and water. In most people, it is not dangerous, because our immune sy...
Health Hazards Faced By Small Children
... mower or fall off riding on parent's lap into the blade
or when parents back up over a child. Measures like installing a “no-mow-in-reverse” option can help prevent such injuries. “Cuts” seemed to be the most common injury in another study on escalator-related injuries. Researches found most of the chi...
Barbers In Malda Participate In HIV/AIDS Awareness Program
...ommunicated. The barbers were urged to use a new blade
for every shave and requested them to encourage the customers to bring a new blade, when they visit the shop. Dr S Banerjee, deputy CMOH I, urged the barbers to additionally charge the customers an extra rupee for the new blade. Dr Gopal Sarkar, C...
Laser Used To Clear Blocked Arteries Preventing Amputation
...s blockages from artery walls with a tiny rotating blade
and removes them from the body. But he adds that such procedures are not required in patients with less severe disease. They can be benefited from simpler methods such as changing the lifestyle with appropriate exercise, diet and taking proper medica...
Clean Blades To Be Provided To Self-Harmers
...instruments, it has been proposed to provide clean blade
to self-harmers. In addition, they can be provided guidance // on where to cut to avoid drastic consequences. This move is comparable to the provision of sterile needles to drug addicts. The proposal is one of the guidelines for senior nurses who ...
Snippy haircuts, snappier AIDS lessons from barbers
...barbers themselves make sure they change the razor blade
they use for each customer. Just a few yards from Dilshad's open saloon is Habib, 64, who is busy giving a shave to a customer, and he too feels what he is doing is unparalleled work, as he is not paid for it. "I feel great helping someone. At leas...